Islamabad: The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) on Monday provided its approval to the development of four social uplift schemes at an estimated cost of PKR 20 billion, a news source reported. The CDWP sanctioned these healthcare projects during a meeting held under the chair of Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan.
According to the details revealed, the CDWP provided its approval to the establishment of a 200-bed mother and child hospital and nursing college for District Attock at a projected cost of PKR 5.82 billion, a 200-bed mother and child hospital and nursing college at a projected cost of PKR 8.1 billion, and a 200-bed mother and child hospital and nursing college at a projected cost of PKR 5.82 billion.
Following there completion, these healthcare initiatives will ‘improve access to maternity and immediate newborn care services including medical and surgical services to mother and child to strengthen preventive services such as immunization and nutrition…’, according to the news source.
Moreover, the forum sanctioned the ‘Feasibility of NIHD Centre of Excellence in Prevention, Cardiovascular research and Development’ at a projected cost of PKR 25 million.